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Can It! Award – 2015 Winners Announced

Can It! Award – 2015 Winners Announced

It’s Alupro Ireland's 8th year sponsoring the CanIt! Award, the Tidy Towns most creative award!   A massive congratulations to this years winners Trim Tidy Towns & Youth Reach group. The group was presented with an increase prize of €2000 at the ceremony on the 28th...

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Alupro Ireland Nominated for Public Sector Award 2015

Alupro Ireland Nominated for Public Sector Award 2015

Alupro Ireland has been nominated for the Public Sector magazine award 2015.   This nomination is a result of the work Alupro Ireland has completed over the past three years with the Every Can Counts programme and other campaigns. Every Can Counts is now operating in...

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Tea Lights Recycling Campaign for Ireland

Tea Lights Recycling Campaign for Ireland

Alupro Ireland, IKEA and WEEE Ireland officially launched their tea light campaign in Dublin. The campaign aims to encourage school children and consumers to recycle their tea light holders at IKEA once they have been used. IKEA sell almost 52,000 tea lights per year...

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New video tells a story of ‘endless possibilities’

New video tells a story of ‘endless possibilities’

Alupro has produced an animated video to explain to consumers why it's important to put the cap back on your empty glass bottle before recycling. Screw caps on bottles of olive oil, wine and spirits are made from aluminium, which is endlessly recyclable. It’s valuable...

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EVERY CAN COUNTS PRESENTS THE FIRST ‘GREEN CAN AWARDS’

Eight organisations have been recognised for going the extra mile when it comes to drink can recycling, with the presentation of the first  ‘Green Can Awards’ by leading drinks can recycling programme Every Can Counts. The ‘Green Can Award’ winners were shortlisted by...

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European aluminium beverage can recycling at record level of 68%

European aluminium beverage can recycling at record level of 68%

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the EU27 + EFTA countries increased to a new record level of 68% in 2011. If the collection of cans in the remaining European countries and Turkey is included this means that more than 25 billion cans are recycled in Europe annually. This represents a total amount of 365,000 tonnes of recycled aluminium, avoiding 3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Two out of Three Aluminium Beverage Cans Recycled in Europe!

Two out of Three Aluminium Beverage Cans Recycled in Europe!

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the EU 27* increased by 2.4% to 66.7% in 2010. After the difficult economic situation in the previous years the consumption of aluminium beverage cans increased by a further 2 billion units to a total of 36...

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